Bundesautobahn 31 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 31, short form Autobahn 31, abbreviated as BAB 31 or A 31) is a German Autobahn that connects the coast of the North Sea near Emden to the Ruhr area. It is also known as Emsland-Autobahn or East Frisian Skewer.

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A31
Bundesautobahn 31
Route information
Part of E 22
Length240 km (150 mi)
Major junctions
North endNorth Sea near Emden
South endRuhr area
Location
States Lower Saxony
 North Rhine-Westphalia
Highway system
A 30A 33

It was completed in December 2004. Construction was in part made possible by a unique method of financing: individuals, companies, towns, counties and the Netherlands donated money to accelerate the project.

Exit listEdit

  (1) Emden-West
  Larreter Tief
  (2) Pewsum
  Harswgbrück
  (3) Emden-Mitte
  (4) Emden-Wolhuses   B 210
  Ems-Jade-Kanal
  (5) EMden-Ost
  (6) Riepe
  (7) Neermoor
  (8) Veenhusen   B 530
  (9) Leer 3-way interchange   A 28   E 22
  (10) Leer-Nord
  (11) Leer-West
  Tunnel Emstunnel 941 m
  (12) Jemgum
  Rest area Rheiderland
  (13) Weener   B 436
  (14) Bunde 3-way interchange   A 280   E 22
  (15) Papenburg
    Services Raststätte Aschendorf
  (16) Rhede
  (17) Dörpen   B 401
  Rest area Ealchum/Dersum
  (18) Lathen
  (19) Haren   B 408
  (20) Wesuwe
  (21) Meppen-Nord   B 402   E 233
  (22) Twist
  (23) Geeste
  (24) Wietmarschen
    Services Ems-Vechte
  (25) Lingen   B 213
  Ems-Vechte-Kanal
  (26) Emsbüren
  (27) Schüttorf 4-way interchange   A 30  E 30
  (28) Schüttorf-Ost
  Bahnbrücke
  Vechte
  (29) Ochtrup-Nord
  Rest area Lau Brechte/Wester Mark
  Bahn-und Straßenbrücke
  (30) Gronau/Ochtrup   B 54
  (31) Heek   B 70
  (32) Legden   B 474
  (33) Gescher   B 525
    Services Hochmoor
  (34) Borken   B 67
  (35) Reken
  (36) Lembeck
  Grünbrücke
  (37) Schembeck   B 58
  Lippe Flutbrücke
  Lippe-und Wesel-Datteln-Kanalbrücke
  (38) Dorsten-West
  (39) Kirchhellen-Nord
  Bottrop-Feldhausen (planned)
  (40) Kirchhellen
  (41) Gladbeck
  Gladbeck-Ellinghorst (planned)
  (42) Bottrop 3-way interchange   A 2  E 34

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